Archive for December 8th, 2012

News

Walmart hiring

Hundreds line up for Walmart jobs

A new Neighborhood Market opening next year in Altadena will create 65 jobs. At a Saturday job fair, as many as 700 people showed up seeking information.

San Diego school district owes $1 billion on $100 million loan

The Poway Unified School District borrowed the money using bonds that the state treasurer has compared to payday loans — and more than 200 districts are in the same boat.
Pediatrician and best-selling author Harvey Karp is in The Crawford Family Forum right now discussing all things babies with KPCC’s early childhood development correspondent Deepa Fernandes.

Blogs

US President Barack Obama and First Lady
Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps that symbolize triumph over oppression.
What would you do if you found a huge sack of illegal drugs in your backyard and you're nervous the criminals will return? Journalist Mack Reed sweated it out.
The Homeland Security Secretary will attend a memorial for the petty officer who died after a boat collision while investigating suspected smuggling off the California coast.
2012 Heisman Trophy Media Availability
History could be made today as college football's highest individual award could go to the first freshman recipient or first pure defensive player.
Challenger School

California sees fewer teachers as enrollment trends up

While the numbers do not yet signal an outright teacher shortage, officials say they point to a worrisome trend of a graying workforce and fewer entrants.

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